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Sprinklers 101: School program teaches future homebuilders the value of home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. Want to convince the next generation of homebuilders that sprinklers are a vital component of their creations? Here’s an ingenious idea out of Idaho. Three high schools in the city of Nampa are participating in a construction management program that teach young participants homebuilding basics. A crucial piece to this program is home fire sprinklers, linking tomorrow’s builders with vital information and hands-on installation. NFPA chatted with Reggie Edwards, deputy fire marshal with the Nampa Fire Department and member of the Idaho Fire Sprinkler Coalition, about the program and the beneficial consequences of replicating something similar for youth across North…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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